Naamah Paley Rose
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Naamah is an Advisor in Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors' New York City office and works with individuals, foundations and corporate clients on a range of donor services. She manages giving programs focused on medical research and mental health, libraries and universities, the arts, criminal justice, and broader social justice issues. Naamah helped launch a new foundation focused on supporting social determinants of health, and managed the inaugural year of grantmaking which totaled $150 million through an open request for proposals. She has contributed to widely-circulated reports on Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors' Scalable Solutions initiative.
Naamah received her Masters of Public Administration from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, and her B.A. in Middle Eastern and North African Studies from the University of Michigan. She most recently served as a manager and senior program officer for the Bronfman Fellowships; previously, she worked at the New Israel Fund and American Jewish World Service. She spent several years living in Israel and speaks fluent Hebrew. She was honored to speak at JFNA’s General Assembly in the early 2000s together with her father, Rabbi Michael Paley, who served as scholar-in-residence at UJA Federation of New York for 20+ years.